A.C.E.S., Association for Children for
Enforcement of Support, Inc.
2260 Upton Ave., Toledo
Contact person: Geraldine Jensen
For parents having difficulty collecting child support for children whose parents have divorced. Information and referral for single parents for prevention of child abuse and neglect. Peer support program.
Adopt America Network
1025 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo
Contact person: Brit Eaton, executive director
A nonprofit corporation that matches special-needs children with families. Recruits prospective adoptive families and increases public awareness about adoption concerns.
Ability Center of Greater Toledo
5605 Monroe St., Sylvania
Contact person: Jim Harrington, CEO
516 Perry St., Defiance, 782-5441
Contact: Diane Steffel
Promotes full access and participation for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, including information and referral.
Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County
4428 Secor Rd., Toledo
Contact: Lee F. Wealton, executive director
Referral service provides the name of a physician to newcomers in the community or to persons needing a specialist in a particular field. Assists people in locating their physician or an alternate in an emergency. A speakers' bureau provides physician speakers on a wide variety of medical topics. A mediation committee receives complaints from patients and tries to mediate differences and controversies between physicians and patients.
Addiction Treatment Services At The Crossroads Center
1627 Henthorne Dr., Maumee
Contact: William Jones, addiction services treatment director
ATS provides intensive therapy and aftercare treatment. Therapy, education, sexual dependency information, stress management, and lifestyle monitoring.
Adult Parole Authority
One Government Center Room 1013, Toledo
Contact: Patti Filipski, unit supervisor
Supervise adults paroled from penal or correctional institutions in Ohio, to insure as nearly as possible the parolee's rehabilitation while providing maximum protection to the public.
Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc.
5660 Southwyck Blvd. Suite 102, Toledo
Contact: Cindy Pinson, Teresa Klockowski, Linda Whetsel, representatives
Other branch offices:
514 McManness Blvd. Suite 102, Findlay
600 N. River Rd., Tiffin, Ohio
Protective service that advocates a better quality of life for developmentally disabled people.
Advocates For Basic Legal Equality
740 Spitzer Building, Toledo
Contact: Patricia J. Robb
311 S. Main St., Bowling Green
201 E. Second St., Defiance, 782-3539;
121 N. Arch St., Fremont, 334-8344
237 S. Main St., Findlay, 422-1500
Legal assistance and representation that can benefit large numbers of low income people, including migrant farm workers. Issues include housing education, community development, health care, disability rights. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program advocates for the rights of people in nursing homes and other adult care services.
4045 Talmadge Rd., Toledo
Contact: Karen McQuade, office manager
There are 35 to 40 self-help groups per day in Toledo and surrounding areas. Groups meet in churches, shelter houses, and other locations.
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Board of Lucas County
701 Adams St., Suite 820, Toledo
Contact: Ginger Bass, treatment services; Nancy Rice, prevention services
Provides alcohol and drug treatment and prevention services through the following agencies and programs:
Adelante, Inc. 242-8840
Behavioral Connections of Wood County: 352-5387
Bib Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Ohio, Inc.: 243-4600
DARE: 877-5377 (Anthony Wayne) or 824-6953 (Sylvania)
Fresh Attitude: 480-1680
Harbor Behavioral Healthcare: 475-4449
Lucas County Prevention Partnership: 866-3611
New Connecting Point: 475-8681 (prevention) or 243-6326 (treatment)
Self Expression Teen Theatre: 242-2255
St. Anthony Villa: 473-1353
St. Paul's Community Center: 259-4605
Unison Behavioral Health Group: 242-9577University of Toledo Binge Drinking Prevention Parternship